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Re: PR Hording at W3.org

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 13:31:39 -0700
Message-ID: <42E157AB.7060708@w3.org>
To: donny@prnewsnow.com
Cc: site-comments@w3.org, Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
donny@prnewsnow.com wrote:
> It came to my attention that w3 has placed a disallow tag in their
> Robots.txt to prevent robots from seeing th Check pages.

I believe that the file [1] excludes the W3C Link Checker [2], not other
robots. For more information, the section on disallowing a single robot in
this help file [3] may explain this better.

[1] http://www.w3.org/robots.txt
[2] http://validator.w3.org/checklink
[3] http://www.robotstxt.org/wc/exclusion-admin.html

Best wishes,
Susan Lesch           http://www.w3.org/People/Lesch/
mailto:lesch@w3.org               tel:+1.858.483.4819
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)    http://www.w3.org/

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